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Tag: "defensive line"

Ott brings farm kid toughness and strength to Iowa’s DL

[ 0 ] August 12, 2014

The summer routine for Drew Ott was pretty much like that of the rest of his defensive line mates. “I just focused on getting, bigger, faster and stronger, working on speed rushing, watching film and trying to improve,” Ott said. It may sound pretty basic, but Ott’s summer regime did come with one small alteration […]

Carl Davis set for meeting with Michigan State

[ 0 ] October 2, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. As much as Carl Davis wants to treat this like any other week, he can’t. The defensive tackle from Sterling Heights, Mich., riled some family members when he decided to play football for Iowa, and Saturday’s 11 a.m. game against Michigan State is bound to dredge up old feelings. “I’ve got some […]

Hawkeyes still left wondering who will record first sack

[ 0 ] September 3, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. — Throughout the offseason, Carl Davis and the rest of Iowa’s defensive linemen carried on a friendly debate over who would record the Hawkeyes’ first sack of 2013. After Saturday’s season opener — a 30-27 loss to Northern Illinois — the matter remained unresolved. “We were close,” Davis said, “but those times […]

Cooper looking to better himself on field and off it

[ 0 ] August 7, 2012

Redshirt freshman Darian Cooper represents what many feel is part of the problem for the Iowa defensive line, but also part of the solution.

Yet again, Hawks struggle to keep up with a dual-threat quarterback

[ 13 ] September 11, 2011

AMES – Iowa coaches Lester Erb, LeVar Woods and David Raih had to wade through a throng of Cyclone fans following Saturday’s loss to Iowa State. One colorful and loud fan set his sights on the Iowa coaches, walked just a step behind them, and let loose at high volume. “You better go back home […]

Binns, Daniels anchor deep defensive line

[ 2 ] September 2, 2011

Seniors confident despite several departures to NFL.

Keeler: ‘Diesel’ will fuel Iowa’s D-line this year

[ 1 ] March 30, 2011

Iowa City, Ia. — For anyone still worried about the state of the Hawkeye defensive line, we offer up this nugget, courtesy of Broderick Binns: It’s the fall of 2009, and The Diesel — better known as Mike Daniels — is a redshirt sophomore, a cat wound tighter than the inner guts of a baseball. […]

Iowa defense sees room for improvement

[ 1 ] September 28, 2010

The Iowa defense’s heavy hitters have yet to make their presence felt in the box scores.

Iowa football: Defensive line adds depth

[ 5 ] September 15, 2010

Daniel and Daniels add depth, Ballard adds flexibility

Iowa football: Karl Klug goes from zero to hero

[ 0 ] August 27, 2010

The Hawkeyes always have a top player who started as a nobody. This year, that’s Karl Klug.